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Retraction Note: Neuropathological and neuroprotective features of vitamin B12 on the dorsal spinal ganglion of rats after the experimental crush of sciatic nerve: an experimental study
Diagnostic Pathology volume 11, Article number: 109 (2016)
- The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:123
The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article  because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. This article showed evidence of plagiarism (most notably from the articles cited [2–7]) and peer review and authorship manipulation.
Hobbenaghi R, Javanbakht J, Hosseini E, Mohammadi S, Rajabian M, Moayeri P, Aghamohammad HM. Neuropathological and neuroprotective features of vitamin B12 on the dorsal spinal ganglion of rats after the experimental crush of sciatic nerve: an experimental study. Diagn Pathol. 2013;8:123.
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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-123.
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Hobbenaghi, R., Javanbakht, J., Hosseini, E. et al. Retraction Note: Neuropathological and neuroprotective features of vitamin B12 on the dorsal spinal ganglion of rats after the experimental crush of sciatic nerve: an experimental study. Diagn Pathol 11, 109 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13000-016-0578-z